To me, I mean come on, let's get a far more realistic story to make me feel like these characters are real. The action parts of the book are formulaic and predictable, and there are a couple of characters who are stereotypical idiots, both of which hurt the story. Very gripping and fast storyline. United States District Court Southern District of New York. Given that, the action itself was pretty well done with a satisfying ending.
Readers of Flash Boys by Michael Lewis will enjoy this book. The Jeff Aiken series suffers from two main flaws. I was wondering where they were going with that whole Brazilian subplot. I didn't learn as much as I thought I would. Definitely worth the time and the money! Now Aiken has to stay out of jail long enough to prove what's going on and salvage his reputation. Johnny Heller's narration, to be blunt, sucks. Newcomers to the series will find it easy to jump right in.
Jeff is a computer consultant and has even managed to save the world more than once. It lays off the gas of rubbing the terrorist plot in our faces and presents us with a book that is still thrilling, and deals with cyber crime, but not so determined to prove a point. Seemed like a bit of a plot hole. And for some parts it will. The story is interesting and the technical details are refreshingly accurate for the most part. There is a great deal of detail about programming, the stock exchange, and other computer jargon-wargon that a reader like me isn't quite interested in.
Unfortunately when you think about it, and look realistically about how real cyber security works, it isn't all that exciting. Russinovich is the author of many tools used by and kernel-mode , and of the file system driver for. Will the trilogy now extend to a fourth or fifth book? This is a site which supplied various helpful utilities for Windows Admins and Users. And that is a very good thing. At age 15, he bought himself his first computer, a Texas Instruments. Microsoft Windows Internals Fifth ed.
Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Mark Russinovich is a Technical Fellow in Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud operating system group. Speaking as a computer user but no expert, I was drawn in by the technology as well as the plot and characters. Characters met, faced off, and as unrealistic as the combat usually turns out, It's a fun ride. A cofounder of Winternals, he joined Microsoft when the company was acquired in 2006. Archived from on February 21, 2013. I believe that Rogue Code is part of a series of books.
I think this more human plot the back story of our antagonists is actually fleshed out modestly well too gives life to Jeff, Darryl and Frank. I mean it's not going to have me trying to psycho analyze the character's driving motivations, but they actually seem far more real in this book. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. It's a techno-thriller that spends a lot of its time talking about the automation of the modern stock market. We'll most likely have a person or small group of people hunched over computer with coffee and perhaps a pastry laying around. I would recommend this book to my friends, many of whom work in the software industry.
Russinovich did a good job of bringing us along on the plot, maybe slowed just a bit early on to bring us up to speed. So an easy way to by pass this interest crippling fact is to add in all of this artifically. Characters met, faced off, and as unrealistic as the combat usually turns out, It's a fun ride. We'll most likely have a person or small group of people hunched over computer with coffee and perhaps a pastry laying around. Russinovich takes on a hot topic currently in the news. For characters that are presumably intelligent, one of which has 'saved the world several times,' of which we are repeatedly reminded, it was an incredibly stupid act.
If Mark were to write a 4th in the series, I'd be hoping that he builds on this, and continues his development as an author. It really feels like an organized, natural and fun cyber thriller. One of Mark Russinovich's talents is he can really write a good climax and set the pace so that it becomes a real page turner. He lives in Washington State. He uses it to build a story based on his main character, cyber-security expert Jeff Aiken. Yet for some reason, they have allowed the hackers to steal millions of dollars from accounts without trying to stop the theft. This, the third of the Jeff Aiken novels, suffers however from having characters make decisions and act in ways that don't fit with the mould previously crafted for them.